Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Waukesha Freeman 12/11/14 Page A4 Opinion Selective outrage Democrats forget recent past to score political points With the sentencing of state Rep. Bill Kramer to five months in jail and the election of his successor Scott Allen, most Waukesha residents probably thought the issue was over. For the Democrats, however, nothing is over when they […]

Let’s face it, Wisconsin Republicans owned their national convention. Governor Scott Walker, Congressman Sean Duffy, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Danny Gokey, Cardinal Dolan (former Archbishop of Milwaukee), front row seats for our delegates, and of course, the next Vice President of the United States, Convgressman Paul Ryan from Janesville, WI. Then we look at the […]

Naw, Mongo straight.  – Blazing Saddles Poor State Rep Helen Kelda Roys. She realized that her decision not to be a lesbian robbed her of the authentic progressive pedigree necessary to be the next congressman from Dane County. She tried to improve her image on that issue, but to no avail. Her appeal to the […]

State Representative Peggy Krusick (D-Milwaukee) dared to break with Democratic Party orthodoxy and support a color-blind standard for UW System scholarships for the disadvantaged. For this policy disagreement, already in line with the current policy, she needed a police escort out of the capitol because of deranged protestors.  Meanwhile, members of her own party are openly […]

It was hard to listen to the Democrats’ preening about the “fake” Democratic candidates being run by Republicans in the upcoming senate recall elections to force primaries. It was hard to listen to Democratic protests of being virgin pure defenders of democracy even as the Democratic members of the State Senate still have receipts from the “no-tell […]

What were the events that shaped Waukesha and Wisconsin in 2010?  This is my list of the top ten events that occurred in 2010 in Waukesha and in Wisconsin.  Ten each.  A-dime a-piece. Feel free to add your own in the comments. Waukesha: The approval of Waukesha’s water application by the Waukesha Common Council The election of […]

Democrats are still trying to figure out why Democratic State Senator Russ Decker voted against the state employee union contracts. But when they guessed that he might not be willing to vote their way, Democrats tried to get Decker to leave town. Hansen says he and others tried to get Decker to go home rather […]

We’re winding down on conviction number four for State Representative Jeff Wood and the prosecutors are offering a plea deal. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said the details are not known yet. By the way, Wood finally got around to filing his non-candidacy on Thursday. Good riddance, although his departure is much too long delayed thanks […]

As of today, State Representative Jeff Wood has not filed a notice of non-candidacy with the Government Accountability Board. There are no declared Democrats in the race up there, either. Deadline for non-candidacy notification is July 6th. If Wood does not run for re-election but does not file the form, candidates will have an additional […]

The Associated press is reporting Jeff Wood is a free man, temporarily. Chippewa County sheriff’s authorities say Rep. Jeff Wood left jail about 6 a.m. The 45-day jail sentence for the Chippewa Falls independent was reduced by 11 days for good behavior and two days for time already served. Wood still faces impaired driving charges […]